How to Rappel – Here’s a Useful Beginner’s Guide to Rappelling

How to rappel? Here's a step-by-step introduction. Learning how to rappel should be very high on your priority list if you're thinking about practicing this...

What Is Cave Rappelling and How to Do It as a...

Cave rappelling is one of the most engaging and inspiring activities, but it also comes with a degree of risk. I remember my first...

How Are Belay Devices Made & Why Do they Have Two...

Let's talk a bit about belay devices! If you're just starting out on your rappelling journey, or you're just researching this activity in the hopes...

Is Rappelling the Same as Abseiling? What’s the difference?

Anyone who's just starting out rappelling, or just learning about this engaging and thrilling activity, will find it a bit confusing at first. Aside...

How to Rappel From a Tree and Other Natural Anchors

Here's everything you need to know about rappelling from a tree. Using a tree as an anchor: now that's a risky proposition. Can it work,...

Climbing and Rappelling Gear Weight – I Did the Math

Stay tuned for a complete guide on climbing and rappelling gear weight. How much does rappelling gear weigh? You probably never asked yourself this question,...

Can We Use Belay Glasses With Prescription Glasses?

Belay glasses with prescription glasses. Is it a good idea? I've been wearing belay glasses and prescription glasses for about a decade, and I won't...

Is Rappelling Dangerous? Some Tips on How to Improve Safety

The dangers of rappelling are not always as obvious as you might think. Is rappelling dangerous? The no.1 question that pops into everyone's head whenever...

10 Mountaineering Books That You Should Read at Least Once

Mountaineering books and why you should read them. Mountaineering in its purest form represents the sport of climbing mountains, but as it turns out, the...

Am I Too Old to Start Rappelling or Climbing?

Is there an age limit to climbing or rappelling? It seems that another question that pops into my readers' heads a lot is: am I...

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